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Summer Sessions with AES at Lewis & Clark

Take a new approach to learning English this summer!


Learn English—Explore New Ideas

In the summer, we offer the same quality and rigor as our classes in the regular academic year, plus the chance to explore new ideas while you increase your English skills.


Four Week Sessions

Dates and Themes:

Summer I:  Innovation in a Modern World
(May 14-June  8)
Summer II:  Humans:  Contributions and Impacts  (June 11-July 6)
Summer III:  Leadership in the 21st Century (July 8-August 2)
Take one, two, or three sessions—your choice!


Portland with Mt. Hood in backgroundWhat about Portland?

Experience American university culture while learning English in an exciting US City—summer is when Portland shines!

The New York Times calls Portland “hard to resist” and “one of our national capitals of cool.” Check it out in this short video.

Outside the Classroom

Summer activities in Portland can include:

Beach Trips

Hiking in the forest or the Columbia River Gorge

Local festivals

Portland Timbers (soccer) game 

Community Friends Program and conversation opportunities. 

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